Red, White & Blue Grilled Angel Food Cake Recipe

You can grill more than fruit for dessert. Have you ever grilled cake? While the grill is hot, toss on slices of pound cake or angel food cake. Serve them with grilled fruit and whipped cream or ice cream. Here’s an easy red, white & blue dessert for July 4th, courtesy of McCormick: Grilled Angel…
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JULY 4TH FOOD: Red, White & Blue Sorbet Float

What happens the day after Father’s Day? We start planning our Independence Day menu. Tee up this Red, White & Blue Sorbet Float for July 4th or any hot summer day. The recipe is courtesy Van Gogh Vodka and uses Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry Vodka. But if you have another blueberry-flavored vodka at home (or a…
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RECIPE: American Flag Tequila Shooters

Serve a trio of red, white and blue drinks to celebrate Independence Day. Have a sip of blanco (white) Tequila, followed by a red sangrita, followed by a blue Margarita. You can serve them in snifters, as shown, or in shooter glasses. Get the recipe and have fun!   Drink the American flag! Photo courtesyRiazul…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Patriotic Cheeseburger Recipe

Millions of burgers will be grilled July 4th. But we eat burgers every day. How can you make them special for your July 4th celebration? Use a large star cookie cutter to create an Independence Day cheeseburger. Using white Cheddar or other white cheese, cut out the stars. Place them on waxed paper for easier…
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JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Cupcakes

Make red velvet cupcakes like these fromMagnolia Bakery (photo © Magnolia Bakery).   One special dessert for July 4th is red, white and blue cupcakes. These cupcakes from New York City’s Magnolia Bakery combine red velvet cake, white frosting and a blueberry garnish. You can also create a tray of cupcakes, lined up in red,…
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